Falafel Sandwich with Spicy Tahini Sauce
Falafel Sandwich with Spicy Tahini Sauce
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  • Summary

    Nestled in pita bread, Middle Eastern falafel is draped with Spicy Tahini Sauce.

    Ingredients

    • 1 can (15 1/2 ounces) chickpeas, drained and rinsed
    • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and roughly chopped
    • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped red onion, plus 1 small red onion sliced 1/8 inch thick
    • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
    • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh cilantro
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
    • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
    • 1 tablespoon tahini
    • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
    • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
    • 1/4 cup hulled sesame seeds, toasted
    • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
    • 3 pitas, cut in half
    • 1 small head lettuce (such as Bibb or Boston)
    • 2 medium tomatoes, sliced
    • 1 recipe Spicy Tahini Sauce

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 589 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 45 g 69.91%
    • Saturated Fat: 6 g 31.86%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 455 mg 18.96%
    • Calcium: 184 mg 18.36%
    • Potassium: 547 mg 15.63%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 4 mg 24.39%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 39 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 7 g 29.5%
    • Sugar: 1 g
    • Protein: 15 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 12 g
    • Vitamin A 7.19%
    • Vitamin C 34.91%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat9
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables3
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total4 oz-eq

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